Designing and Doing Survey Research

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SAGE Publications, Apr 4, 2012 - Social Science - 197 pages
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Designing and Doing Survey Research is an introduction to the processes and methods of planning and conducting survey research. This book provides step-by-step guidance on: designing your research; ethical issues; developing your survey questions; sampling; budgeting, scheduling and managing your time; administering your survey; and, preparing for data analysis. With a focus on the impact of new technologies, this book provides a cutting-edge look at how survey research is conducted today as well as the challenges survey researchers face. Packed full of international examples from various social science disciplines, the book is ideal for students and researchers new to survey research.

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Lesley Andres is a Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia. Her research and teaching interests include the sociology of education, foundations of higher education, issues of inequality and access, life course research, and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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